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Right after installation I get updates so everything is up to date. Everytime i do this however, after updating, Ubuntu will not start up. Ive narrowed it down to these updates that are causing my system to crash:Complete generic linux kernel, header files related to linux kernel version 3.2.0, linux kernel headers for version 3.2.0 on 64 bit x86 smp, generic linux kernel headers, linux kernel image for version 3.2.0 on 64 bit x86 smp, generic linux kernel image, linux kernel headers for development. What are these updates for and are they absolutely necessary? or can I do without them? Ive had to reinstall Ubuntu 7 times trying to figure this out and it is really irritating as you would guess.

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closed as off topic by Jorge Castro, fossfreedom Jul 2 '12 at 12:33

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After you do these updates and reboot Ubuntu how far along do things get? Can you describe what happens in some detail? These are files related to the linux kernel, needless to say, an absolutely essential part of the system. Sometimes kernel updates contain security fixes. –  John S Gruber Jun 8 '12 at 1:52
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions on filing a bug report are here. –  Jorge Castro Jul 1 '12 at 22:50